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Who Made Reese

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Faith Mendoza

on 18 December 2013

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Who Made Reese's?
"Harry Burnett Reese created one of the most beloved candy brands of all-time with his invention of what is now known around the world as Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. "
When was Reese's made?
They were created in 1928
Where was Reese's made?
"The H. B. Reese Candy Co. was established in the basement of Reese's house in Hershey, Pennsylvania,In 1928, Reese also started selling chocolate and peanut butter, he simply called peanut butter cups or “penny cups”."
Fun Facts
"Reese's makes enough peanut butter cups in one year to feed one cup to every person in the USA, Japan, Europe, Australia, China, Africa, and India."
"There is an official I love Reese's day:May 18"
"Reese's is the top 10 most popular chocolate bars in the world"
The Background of Harry Burnett Reese
"Born in York County, Pennsylvania, on May 24, 1879, Reese, known to most as "HB," grew up working on a farm, was married around 1900, and went on to have 16 children.The young man was constantly in search of more opportunities in order to support his growing family, and is said to have worked a number of odd jobs in his teens, twenties and thirties, such as salesman to butcher. "
More Information
"In 1903, he moved his family from Frosty Hill to Woodbine, also in York County, where he was put to work on his father-in-law's farm. He managed the farming and milking for several years, until he decided to move once more, this time to Shrewsbury, Penn. He spotted an employment advertisement placed by the Hershey family, of Hershey's chocolate fame, and was hired to work the Hersheys' dairy farm in Hershey, Pa.Soon Reese was promoted. While working there, Reese caught the candy bug himself, and began making his own candy creations in his basement with the hope of selling the treats to earn extra cash to support his large family."
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"He found notable success locally with his candy and began taking it more seriously, setting up his own company, the H.B. Reese Candy Company, in the 1920s.At the start of it he first began selling chocolate-peanut butter creations he called, simply, peanut butter cups, or penny cups, because they use to sell for one cent each. During the 1940s and 1950s, he saw a surge in popularity for his signature candy, Reese's."
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"By then his candy was being distributed in its familiar orange, yellow and brown wrapping, through wholesalers, chain stores and vending machines. Reese, who, died suddenly of a heart attack in West Palm Beach, Fla., on May 16, 1956 when he was just 76. Just a few years later, in 1963, the Hershey Chocolate Company, known today as Hershey Foods Corporation, purchased the H.B. Reese Candy Company for $23.5 million when six of Reese's sons decided to sell the company. Under the help of hersheys the Reese's has continued to thrive and expand."
Citations
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Schnur, Stephanie. "Facts About Reese's | EHow." EHow. Demand Media, 22 Sept. 2010. Web. 18 Dec. 2013.
"The Fascinating Rise Of Reese's Peanut Butter Cups." Business Insider. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Nov. 2013.
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"Top Secret Recipes | Reese's Peanut Butter Cups Recipe." Top Secret Recipes | Reese's Peanut Butter Cups Recipe. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Dec. 2013.

survey
8 out of 10 people would rather have Reese's cups then Reese's pieces
The recipe
sorry I couldn't share the real recipe but here is a version of the recipe:
1.get a cupcake holders
2.pour chocolate chips into glass bowl then put it in microwave for 20 second intervals then when it starts to melt pull it out and stir it
3.then once the chocolate is melted pour just a little in the cupcake holder then wait until it gets even then pour a half a cup of peanut butter then pour a little bit of peanut butter in the cupcake holder then wait till it's even
4. then pour in some more chocolate then freeze it
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